Grooming is important for the health of your pet, and frequent ear cleaning can help to avoid painful ear infections. Ciara Black is a Global Animal contributor from the Dog Help Network, a resource for dog health related websites. Read on for ear infection symptoms, causes, and remedies. Dog ear infections are very uncomfortable for […]

A national Valentine’s Day campaign was launched today to pressure politicians to close down puppy mills in Canada. The letter-writing campaign was inspired by Ruby, a survivor of a puppy mill whose health was seriously compromised by six caged years of life in a mill as a breeding dog. Ruby, who was rescued by campaign […]

  Common Questions About Heart Worm Heartworm disease is a dangerous, but completely preventable infection where parasitic worms grow inside the chambers of your dog’s heart and large blood vessels. Left undetected, heartworm disease can become serious and even result in death as worms eventually block blood flow to the heart and lungs. That’s why […]

Have you started to notice your dog itching and scratching more than normal? Is the itching creating wide open sores and loss of hair on your pet? If so, this is a pretty good indication that your dog may possibly be distressed by dog allergies. Dogs don’t have the normal red eyes and a runny […]

Pet Loss and Grieving People who’re not pet lovers are shocked to find out how much grief pet lovers feel once they lose a pet. But if you have ever loved a pet and been loved by a pet, you’ll understand how the mourning process for the loss of a pet is really a you […]

Pet insurance will compensate you for the costs associated with having emergency treatment abroad. Pet insurance may pay up to a specified amount per trip, although you may find that you can only make a maximum number of trips in any period of insurance. You should then be protected against the cost of additional accommodation, […]

Cats love to groom themselves, and will often spend hours preening and cleaning their fur. Cats even have small hooks on their tongue which are especially designed to preen their fur and keep themselves clean.[1] At times, however, your cat’s coat may get into such a state that no amount of preening will resolve the […]

The UK has a wide variety of pet insurance plans available. When making a comparison it can be tempting to go for the cheapest policy, but cheap pet insurance doesn’t always offer the extensive cover included in more comprehensive pet insurance plans. It is well worth investigating policies in depth before your pet becomes ill; […]

I first heard about pet insurance almost six years ago when I saw a magazine ad which directed me to a website for a quote. I can’t remember which company it was for, but I remember the pet insurance rates listed were about $20 per month, per pet. Being a broke graduate student at the […]